BT Sport’s Nick Peet has ridiculed the current multi-belt, multi-promotional system in boxing. Whereas the UFC was often regarded as the ‘noisy neighbour’ of boxing, the franchise has slowly closed the viewership gap on the ‘the sweet science’.
March’s sell-out UFC London card at The O2 offered a showcase for Liverpool’s fast-growing MMA scene. Scouse fighters Paddy ‘The Baddy’ Pimblett and ‘Meatball’ Molly McCann brought down the house and pocketed two $50,000 Performance of the Night Bonuses.
Paddy ‘The Baddy’ Pimblett and ‘Meatball’ Molly McCann were both victorious on Saturday in a thrilling night of UFC at the 02 Arena. So with both Liverpool fighters winning comfortably and their considerable stock rising, what is next for these stars?
MerseySportLIVE caught up with Paddy 'The Baddy' Pimblett ahead of his fight at UFC London on Saturday night.
Beau Gavin returns to action on April 2 after almost three years out of the octagon. The Huyton-born fighter will make his comeback appearance on the Almighty Fighting Championship show in the Liverpool Olympia.
Teenager Joe Ryan will represent Great Britain in the youth category of the upcoming IFMA European Muaythai Championships. The competition will begin in Istanbul today (Saturday February 12) and run until February 21.
Liverpool’s Paddy Pimblett has had three weeks to cement himself as a UFC athlete after he was appointed onto the UFC roster late March in a multi-fight contract. Paddy ‘the baddy’ boasts an impressive 16 wins and only 3 losses on his MMA record as he heads into his first UFC bout this summer.
St-Helens born Rob Broughton has been jailed for eight and a half years for his part in a local drug empire, being referred to as 'The Enforcer'. The ex-UFC athlete was involved in a ''criminally sophisticated, highly profitable and well-organised...